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Business Briefs – July 2020

Richland taps former employee as next leader A former Richland educator will return as the district’s next superintendent. Shelley Redinger, who led the Spokane School District for the past eight years, is the district’s new choice to succeed longtime superintendent Rick Schulte, who retired June 30. Two prior superintendent picks did not pan out. Redinger…

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Networking – July 2020

NEW HIRES • Danielle Connor has been hired as the Port of Benton’s director of finance/auditor. She graduated from Central Washington University with a bachelor of science in accounting and a master’s of professional accountancy. She is a certified public accountant and has more than 12 years of experience in accounting and systems implementation. Her…

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Business Briefs – July 2020

National Realtors group takes temperature on consumer attitudes A majority of people surveyed – 65 percent – who attended an open house within the last year would do so today without hesitation, according to survey data recently released by the National Association of Realtors. The series of surveys, which explored how homebuyers and sellers want…

Business Updates

Business Updates – July 2020

If your business is in Benton or Franklin county and has opened/moved/changed names in the last three months, please complete this form to be included in this listing. NEW LOCATION MOVED Porter’s Real BBQ moved from Richland’s Parkway to 1092 George Washington Way in Richland. The Trios Health Internal Medicine Residency Clinic has moved from…

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Networking – June 2020

NEW HIRES • Kennewick’s Wave Design Group has launched an affiliate company, Wave Quantum Group LLC, to provide nuclear and federal design and engineering services. Wave Quantum announced several positions for its June launch. They are: • Harvey Prickett is president. He came to the Tri-Cities in 2009 and started Wave Design Group LLC, or…

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Business Briefs – June 2020

National Realtors group takes temperature on consumer attitudes A majority of people surveyed – 65 percent – who attended an open house within the last year would do so today without hesitation, according to survey data recently released by the National Association of Realtors. The series of surveys, which explored how homebuyers and sellers want…

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Networking – May 2020

NEW HIRES • Joel Ockey has joined Cornerstone Wealth Strategies Inc., a full-service independent financial planning firm based in Kennewick, as a wealth advisor. Ockey has been in the financial industry since 2002. After graduating from the University of Saint Mary in 2002, he became a financial advisor at Waddell & Reed in Portland, Oregon.…

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Business Briefs – May 2020

Most business insurance won’t cover pandemic Most Washington businesses will get little or no relief from their business insurance coverage. Most policies in Washington exclude pandemic and virus coverage, according to a poll conducted by Mike Kreidler, the state insurance commissioner. Only two listed pandemics in basic coverage, while 15 offered limited coverage through endorsements.…

Business Updates

Business Updates – May 2020

If your business is in Benton or Franklin county and has opened/moved/changed names in the last three months, please complete this form to be included in this listing. NEW LOCATION Chipotle Mexican Grill opened at 2673 Queensgate Drive in Richland. Hours: 10:45 a.m. to 10 p.m. Chipotle.com, 509-396-0314. MOVED Alpha Computer Center has moved to…

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Business Briefs – April 2020

IRS warns of coronavirus themed phishing calls The Internal Revenue Service is advising taxpayers that scammers are exploiting the coronavirus pandemic to trick victims into providing financial information or cash. Taxpayers may be contacted by phone, email or other means by scammers attempting to cash in on the pandemic and economic stimulus payments. The IRS…

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